"And the weaned child shall put his hand on the cockatrice' den." A cockatrice is a serpent, hatched from a cock's egg, that can kill with a glance.
They are rare nowadays. 11:8
Out of the serpent's root shall come forth a cockatrice, and his fruit shall be a fiery flying serpent." What ever happened to these fascinating biblical creatures? 14:29
Also, I've looked in my copy of the Bible- Revised Standard Edition and cockatrice now says adder. I dare say an adder is not anywhere close to a cockatrice, so which is it? Did they replace cockatrice later when they realized no one believed in a fake creature like the cockatrice any more? If they did, what else has been changed?
Answer by witchqueen at 3:40 PM on May. 5, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 9:58 AM on May. 4, 2009
Answer by Lyndall at 10:05 AM on May. 4, 2009
Answer by IhartU at 10:28 AM on May. 4, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 10:52 AM on May. 4, 2009
Very good example of the issue of translation. IMO it is obvious that this type of thing happened ALL throughout the Bible.
Answer by hannahwill at 11:02 AM on May. 4, 2009
Answer by IhartU at 11:43 AM on May. 4, 2009
prayers for your heart ihartu
Answer by Anonymous at 12:51 PM on May. 4, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 1:09 PM on May. 4, 2009
Next question overall
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